MARIE CLEMENTS MEDIA I MCM
MCM is an independent media production company based in Vancouver, owned and operated by award-winning writer/director/producer Marie Clements. Specializing in the development, creation and production of innovative works of media that ignite an Indigenous and intercultural reality.
In 2017, MCM went into production for writer/director/producer Marie Clements’ Red Snow, a feature drama shot in the NWT and the interior of BC in extreme arctic cold and intense Interior heat. Red Snow features some of Canada’s leading Indigenous and culturally diverse actors and was shot in four languages including Gwich’in, Inuvialutktun, Pashto and English, also giving voice to an original sound score by Metis composer Wayne Lavallee and a host of Dene, Inuit, and Afghanistani musicians and vocalists. Red Snow won the WIDC Feature Film Award and was recently nominated for ten Leo Awards, 2019. Produced by MCM, Principia Productions, and Lily Pictures and partnering with national, regional, and community funders including CBC, CMF, Telefilm, APTN, Harold Greenburg Fund, Creative BC, the NWT Rebate Fund, Rogers Telefund, Super Channel, and the Women in the Director’s Chair Feature Film Award. Red Snow is currently due to release in 2019.
Looking at Edward Curtis, a half hour documentary and a series of sixteen short documentaries written/directed and produced by Marie Clements premiered at the DOXA International Documentary Festival, and The Yorkton Film Festival receiving four nominations for best documentary. Looking at Edward Curtis premiered this Fall at Seattle’s Beyond the Frame Festival and the Imaginative Film Festival in Toronto. Produced by MCM and Knowledge Network and broadcast Summer of 2018.
In 2016, MCM produced Number 14 in association with May Street Productions. A sixty-minute docu-drama starring Sasha Perron, Evan Adams and Charlene Aleck with an original sound score by Wayne Lavallee, and featuring recording artists Ostwelve and Dani & Lizzi. Shot in Vancouver and Victoria, Number 14 brought together documentary subjects, established and emerging actors, and over thirty first time actors, and 25 Minor hockey players. Number 14 was awarded Best Public Service Film at The American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco in November 2015, and went on to win Best Audience Choice Award at The Reel Reservations Talking Stick Festival in Vancouver, February 2016. Crooked Bones her 12- part web series was selected for development at the WIDC: Story and Leadership Program at The Whistler Film Festival 2015 and is in development.
MCM is currently working on a slate of projects in development.